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***Dolphins in your front yard and miles of sandy beach here at Double Dunes***

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 8-10)

This 2 story home features central air/heat, 4 color cable tvs, dvd, dvr, wireless internet access, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, phone, carport with wet weather entry and 3 oceanfront sundecks. Enjoy the ocean to sound views with beautiful sunrises and sunsets. New appliances in 2014 and new expanded decking and steps to the beach in 2015. Bedrooms include 1 king, 2 queens, 2 twins and a queen sleeper sofa.

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Leonard

We traveled to Topsail Island from Ohio for many years. We love the beach and the private atmosphere of the island. We bought a lot and had our house built over the winter of 95-96. Our first rental was in 1996. We also became familiar with hurricanes- Bertha and Fran.

Leonard purchased this house in 1996

Why Leonard chose North Topsail Beach

When I was a little girl, our family always came to Topsail for a few days and my dad went fishing. I never got enough of the beach. To this day, I have never left Double Dunes (or Topsail) and felt ready to come home to Ohio. In our retirement, we plan to spend a lot more time there.

What makes this house unique

We love to sit on the upper deck in the evening when the shade comes over and have a glass of wine. It is the perfect end of a long day at the beach. We love to cook so we always look forward to some tasty shrimp and oyster dinners. There are also many restaurants that we like so much that we look forward to them year after year.


North Topsail Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king , oceanfront with upstairs deck
    Downstairs - 1 queen , adjacent to laundry and bath
    Upstairs - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , attached sundeck/sliding patio doors
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Linens and other beach equipment can be rented through Just One Touch at 910-389-6431. Janice will be glad to help you make your vacation the best possible experience.


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***Dolphins in your front yard and miles of sandy beach here at Double Dunes***
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful beach house! Loved the chairs on the deck upstairs, at the end of the deck. We were impressed with the grill and the kitchen. We liked the 3br up and one bedroom down. Lots of lighting, 2 sliding doors to get out onto the deck. We liked that the island recycled. We did not see a single dolphin, though.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay at Double Dunes

  • 4 of 5

The home is beautifully appointed and easily accommodated our party of 10. The only thing we missed while there was the use of a grill, but we made do without.

Positives from our stay: We received an unexpected visit from pest control to do regular maintenance spraying, which left me with the impression that the home is well maintained. We saw dolphins every morning, and enjoyed watching the military excursions overhead - different planes and helicopters flew by a couple of times, and that was exciting!

Only negative:We did experience a reaction to mold/mildew, and found and cleaned mold growth under the upstairs sink - one of our family members is very allergic, but it is not surprising to experience at the beach where it is always humid!

I highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have since added a gas grill with side burner.
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2016 spring vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 21 y/o grandson and I enjoyed the stay and the area. The house was perfect.. I would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ten stars !!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Double Dunes for 3 weeks in 2015 and can tell you that this house

met all of our needs and wants !! The pictures do not do it justice.

We are both retired with adult children and grand children who came for various

lengths of time and this house was perfect ... plenty big to accomodate us all.

The owner was easy to deal with ... no problems at all.

This would be the first house I would consider renting when we come back to NC.

Jim & Margaret from Acton

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house is adorable. Pictures do not do it justice! There were 10 adults 2 infants and a toddler. PLENTY of room for all. Lets face it, most of your time is outside on the beautiful decks/porches. We had meals IN HOUSE all nights but two. Took turns cooking, etc. Plenty of room. GREAT kitchen w/ all the amenities you would need for a meal. ALL APPLIANCES are updated.Very clean, Very nice. Classy and Chic! If I had to complain about one thing? I really don't know what would be. Looking forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun at Dolphin Watch

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to stay, great "home" on the beach. 6 adults just relaxing watching the dolphins, sunrises and sunsets. The house was wonderfully decorated and updated. Very comfortable whether you were sitting out on one of the decks, porches, or watching TV in the family room. The owner was wonderful to work with, I highly recommend staying at Dolphin Watch!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our name is Double Dunes our renters tried to correct the mistake but could not, sorry if it is confusing.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Jacksonville, NC (OAJ)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
North Shore Country Club
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Rick's Sports Bar
Car: necessary

Located on the north end of Beautiful Topsail Island- approx 6.1 miles north of the Surf City traffic light. It is a great place to relax and enjoy your beach or fishing vacation.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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